Definition of x-axis in English:


Line breaks: x-axis

noun (plural x-axes)

  • The principal or horizontal axis of a system of coordinates, points along which have a value of zero for all other coordinates.
    More example sentences
    • By drawing a line through the points I could find where they crossed the x-axis, then measure the distance between crossings.
    • In order to compare the evolution of foraging variables between birds, the x-axis was transformed into a percentage.
    • Next, the student selects the endpoints for the integral by clicking with the mouse on the x-axis in the graph window.

More definitions of x-axis

Definition of x-axis in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day maelstrom
Pronunciation: ˈmeɪlstrəm
a powerful whirlpool in the sea